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 Opal <I>Calloway</I> Bailey

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Opal Calloway Bailey

  • Birth 10 Jan 1928
  • Death 24 Aug 2007
  • Burial Dresden, Navarro County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 102763204

Opal (Calloway) Deater-Bailey

Wife of William Joseph Deater & Durwood Irving Bailey

Daughter of Opal Oneta (Jackson) Calloway

Opal Deater-Bailey
Jan 10, 1928 - Aug 24, 2007
Opal Bailey

Opal Bailey, 79, resident of Bryan, and formerly of Frost, passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2007 in Bryan. She was born on Jan. 10, 1928 in Greenville.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel with Cecil Rice of Northview Baptist Church in Bryan officiating and burial to follow at Dresden Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Randall Bailey, Daniel J. Contestabile III, Frank Kuban, Christopher Bailey, T.J. Bailey, and David Hill.

Opal was a housewife, mom, and granny. She was a member of the Navarro Mills Baptist Church for 10-plus years and Northview Baptist Church in Bryan.

Opal was preceded in death by her husbands, William Joseph Deater and Durwood Irving Bailey; daughter, Debbie Kay Bailey; and granddaughter, Cassie Nicole Walters.

She is survived by five children, Doug and Janice Bailey of Lancaster, David and Dianna Bailey of Waxahachie, Danny and Claire Bailey of Chino, Ca., Doris and Barry Horne of Dawson, and Daisy and Daniel Contestabile of Bryan; 13 grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

Corsicana Daily Sun- Aug 28, 2007

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  • Created by: Pete Rost
  • Added: 28 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102763204
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Opal Calloway Bailey (10 Jan 1928–24 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102763204, citing Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Pete Rost (contributor 46812290) .